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Stylish gem with amazing charm and nightlife buzz!

Julia & Tarkan is a superhost.
Julia & Tarkan

Stylish gem with amazing charm and nightlife buzz!

2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the apartment to yourself.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Julia & Tarkan is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

This is a truly unique apartment. It has many grand features from the 19th century, well-balanced with contemporary style and an astonishing original gilded ceiling. If you'll enjoy being in the midst of vibrant night-life yet close to daytime cultural highlights it's a great choice. Shared roof terrace access.

We also offer a selection of 'experiences' with our local guides, to help you build your own genuine and memorable perspective on the city.



Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed



153 reviews
Stylish space
Quick responses
Outstanding hospitality
Madhuri User Profile
October 2019
Beautiful Vintage Home! One can enjoy night life here, with easy access to near by places.
Ali User Profile
November 2019
The host canceled this reservation 2 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Julia & Tarkan User Profile
Response from Julia & Tarkan:
This was a last-minute booking for a one night stay. Normally we don't accept 1-night bookings but this booking somehow went through. In addition, we had some planned maintenance for the apartment on that day. We called the guest and explained everything and after he told us that…
November 2019
Gleb User Profile
November 2019
The place is greatly located (it might get quite loud though, especially on friday-saturday nights) and stylish (but a bit "worn out"). I enjoyed staying here
Ben User Profile
November 2019
Great place to stay in Istanbul. Very good location for the main street Istiklal and also only a few minutes from Taksim. Karakoy definitely worth a visit too. Great hosts - easy to communicate and organise everything with.
Steven User Profile
November 2019
Beautiful space in bustling neighborhood, close to so many shops and restaurants as well as public transport. The hosts really went out of their way to make everything easy for us as guests. Tremendous value!
Charls User Profile
November 2019
if you're Coming to Istanbul and want to be apart of the culture I would say stay at this accommodation. Historic period piece of a stay where the architect kept a sample of history on the ceiling, you'll know when you see it. The hosts were impeccable with communication and…
Elena User Profile
October 2019
Nice apartment) but bathroom is a little bit outdated and towels wasn’t clean enough. As everyone mentioned neighborhood is very nosy. No problem with check-in and check-out! Friendly host )

Hosted by Julia & Tarkan

Istanbul, TurkeyJoined in November 2011
Julia & Tarkan User Profile
1192 Reviews
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Julia & Tarkan is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We've been busy, building up a collection of lovely historical apartments in Galata, our favourite part of Istanbul. We've personally renovated most of them and stay in them ourselves whenever we can. Very recently we've added a sweet flat in the UK's Cotswolds into the…
Interaction with guests
This is a small Turkish-British family project. Julia and Tarkan used to live in Istanbul then Singapore and are now balancing life between England and Istanbul. If we're in Istanbul during your stay we'd love to meet you. Your questions and booking will be handled by us…
Languages: English, Türkçe
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Self check-in with building staff

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events